In Egypt, political parties are frantically trying to organize, register and make themselves known before elections scheduled for this fall.In addition to the short timeline, people are increasingly worried about lawlessness and sectarian strife that could lead ordinary Egyptians to support postponi
The arrest of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has sent shockwaves through Europe as it continues to deal with the euro debt crisis.Strauss-Kahn was supposed to be in Brussels on Monday for an important meeting to discuss a possible further 60 billion euro bailout for Greece.
Haggard and unshaven after a weekend in jail, the chief of the International Monetary Fund was denied release on bail Monday on charges of trying to rape a hotel maid as allegations of other, similar attacks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn began to emerge.In France, a lawyer for a novelist said the writer
Brenda Mulberry runs a T-shirt and custom merchandise shop just a few miles from the southern gate of the Kennedy Space Center — close enough that when shuttle Endeavour rumbled into orbit Monday morning, it rattled the building.But Endeavour's launch signified a different kind of shakeup for Mulbe
Louisiana deputies were warning residents Monday to head for higher ground to avoid water gushing from the Mississippi River after a floodgate was opened this weekend for the first time in nearly four decades.The massive Morganza spillway is reducing stress on levees protecting Baton Rouge and New